TITLE

Ninth Circuit Finds No Constitutional Violation in Reduction of Deferred Retirement Salaries

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Public Employee Quarterly;Sep2009, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on the case, San Diego Police Officers' Association versus San Diego City Employees' Retirement System et al. The police officers filed a lawsuit following the decision of San Diego, California to cut retirement plan contributions and salaries for deferred retirement option program (DROP) members. The Ninth Circuit has agreed that the DROP member salaries were not vested pension rights protected in the contract but can be changed during active employment.
ACCESSION #
43702055

 

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